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No pipelines, no tankers! Marching to the #EndOfTheLine in Red Head | Jun 1 2015 | Angela Giles | What an incredible day! Well over 500 people participated in the march and rally to the End of the Line in Red Head, New Brunswick.
Poet and scholar Rita Wong
Poet and scholar Rita Wong on colonization and water | Jun 1 2015 | Frieda Werden | Wong spoke of walking the tar sands, learning our relations to oil and water, and how both missing and murdered women and missing and murdered watersheds are results of colonization.
Image: Flickr/Chris Corrigan
Not having all the answers: Caring for our stories through the burden of representation | Jun 1 2015 | Samantha Nock | Understanding the constant crossing of boundaries Indigenous peoples face in everyday interactions.
Mother Earth Gathering at Whiteshell Provincial Park | May 31 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Boozhoo, Welcome to the 3rd annual Mother Earth Gathering Womyn of All Nations event at Manitou Ahbee (where the spirit sits) in the Sacred Whiteshell.
First all-Indigenous Greenpeace delegation stands up against Big Oil | May 29 2015 | Erica Commanda | The My Esperanza Mission is sailing along Canada's West Coast to connect communities opposing pipelines and supertankers and to draw attention to the high potential of an oil spill.
Justice Murray Sinclair, TRC chair, Art Babych photo
Truth and reconciliation on Indian residential schools: The road ahead | May 29 2015 | Dennis Gruending | The TRC is about to release its report into Indian residential schools in Canada; but where do we go from here?
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Reconciliation gathering lacks Algonquin heart | May 29 2015 | Lynn Gehl | Truth and Reconciliation events this weekend need to better acknowledge the Algonquin Anishinaabeg issue in Ontario.
The Kokopenace case and Aboriginal representation in the administration of justice | May 28 2015 | Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | Aboriginal people are overrepresented in prisons, but significantly underrepresented in the administration of the justice system. The decision in the Kokopenace case was a reminder of this problem.
Photo: flickr/ Neeta Lind
Did Canada hear its residential school survivors? | May 28 2015 | Natalie Robinson | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's investigation into residential schools will end next week. Do Canadians now understand their complicity in First Nations' health and social challenges?
Photo: Flickr/Brent Granby
Report finds Kinder Morgan proposal violates First Nation legal principles | May 28 2015 | Christina Gray | In a report that is the first of its kind, the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation evaluate Kinder Morgan's expansion proposal according to their principles and say no.
Bill C-51 and You | May 26 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | The *you* that will probably be most impacted by the passing of Bill C-51 will be Indigenous rights activists.
Why Harper might want to start wearing a paper bag over his head: This week's blogs roundup | May 26 2015 | Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts about boycotting Dalhousie and Queen's, TRCC, and why Stephen Harper might want to start wearing a paper bag over his head.

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Attawapiskat Nightmare milo204 said... same thing happened here in manitoba this spring with the massive floods.  The province was...
2011 Sisters In Spirit Vigil Maysie said... Thanks Rebecca. The Toronto event isn't listed. Here's the info, I'll be there. Facebook link to...
Letter from Walk4Justice Maysie said... Quote: Good day friends, allies and supporters, Walk4Justice is preparing for their four-year...
Landmark tax decision from the Supreme Court of Canada Charter Rights said... The actual Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Bastien Estate v. Canada     in
Happy National Aboriginal Day! Caissa said... Didn't want to start a new thread. The Maritimes' only native art gallery will be moving to a new...
NY Times article: "Hispanics Identifying Themselves as Indians" Lachine Scot said... Interesting article, thanks! However, I think your thread title is a bit of a Canadianism as I don'...
500 police raid Mohawk community of Kanesatake Caissa said... I mentioned it in the Watching the Detective thread. in
Québec Hydro Project/Plan Nord spark huge protests Unionist said... Thank you for posting about this, Lefauve. It was actually announced about 2 weeks ago, and there...
Book launch for Feminism FOR REAL and fundraiser for the Highway of Tears: Toronto: Feb 25 Catchfire said... A response to the mainstream feminist blogosphere on 'Feminism FOR REAL' Quote:I'm saying point...
Pipeline Oil Spill Affecting Little Buffalo milo204 said... The spill is apparently on their traditional land.  I think it's fair to assume the clean up...

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